Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 19,344 23,250 25,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.03% 13.82% 14.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.59% 14.40% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15,793 18,616 22,042
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 142,380 161,499 168,572
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,418 130,997 141,909
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 8,353 £50,000 - 809
South East 0 3,535 £39,000 +4.00% 355
North of England +2 3,148 £35,000 -5.07% 484
Midlands 0 1,813 £36,000 +2.13% 279
North West +2 1,629 £37,500 +0.67% 262
East of England +6 1,307 £36,000 -4.00% 146
Yorkshire -2 1,286 £34,000 -8.11% 177
West Midlands +1 1,174 £36,000 -2.15% 169
South West -3 1,163 £35,000 - 178
East Midlands -2 636 £36,000 +2.86% 110
North East 0 232 £35,000 -2.78% 45
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5,270 (27.24%) Finance
2 4,811 (24.87%) SQL
3 4,495 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
4 3,884 (20.08%) Microsoft
5 3,537 (18.28%) Windows
6 3,175 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
7 2,685 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
8 2,606 (13.47%) Business Analysis
9 2,464 (12.74%) ITIL
10 2,346 (12.13%) Degree
11 2,076 (10.73%) Active Directory
12 1,890 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
13 1,858 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 1,790 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
15 1,784 (9.22%) SQL Server
16 1,625 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
17 1,524 (7.88%) Project Management
18 1,410 (7.29%) QA
19 1,404 (7.26%) Analytics
20 1,379 (7.13%) Retail
21 1,364 (7.05%) Test Automation
22 1,317 (6.81%) Banking
23 1,306 (6.75%) Scrum
24 1,271 (6.57%) Office 365
25 1,254 (6.48%) Information Security
26 1,212 (6.27%) SDLC
27 1,210 (6.26%) User Stories
28 1,189 (6.15%) Waterfall
29 1,179 (6.09%) Oracle
30 1,174 (6.07%) Windows Server

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 655 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 529 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 286 (1.48%) Confluence
4 241 (1.25%) SAS
5 215 (1.11%) IIS
6 174 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 144 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 121 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 82 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 81 (0.42%) CMS
11 73 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 67 (0.35%) JBoss
13 64 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (0.32%) Apache
15 50 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 46 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 37 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
18 35 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
19 31 (0.16%) Apache Spark
20 27 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1,890 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1,790 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 624 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 483 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 175 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 88 (0.45%) SPSS
7 60 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 27 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.072%) Stata
10 13 (0.067%) Mingle
11 10 (0.052%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.041%) Open Workbench
13 7 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (0.031%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.026%) Gliffy
16 4 (0.021%) Camtasia
16 4 (0.021%) EngageOne
16 4 (0.021%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 246 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 135 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 119 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 115 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 114 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 95 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 78 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
8 73 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
8 73 (0.38%) SAP SD
9 70 (0.36%) thinkFolio
10 68 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
11 65 (0.34%) NetSuite
12 56 (0.29%) SAP ERP
13 51 (0.26%) SAP MM
14 50 (0.26%) SAP PP
15 49 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
16 48 (0.25%) Magento
17 44 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
18 39 (0.20%) SAP BPC
18 39 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,271 (6.57%) Office 365
2 673 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 355 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 301 (1.56%) SaaS
5 179 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 108 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 92 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 63 (0.33%) G Suite
9 56 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
9 56 (0.29%) PaaS
10 55 (0.28%) IaaS
11 54 (0.28%) Mimecast
12 53 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 52 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
14 51 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 39 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
16 36 (0.19%) GitHub
17 29 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 20 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 18 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 932 (4.82%) Firewall
2 662 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 574 (2.97%) LAN
4 550 (2.84%) WAN
5 436 (2.25%) Network Security
6 418 (2.16%) DNS
7 348 (1.80%) DHCP
8 304 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
9 283 (1.46%) Internet
10 268 (1.39%) VPN
11 240 (1.24%) VoIP
12 191 (0.99%) SAN
13 185 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 177 (0.92%) Wireless
15 133 (0.69%) Skype
16 96 (0.50%) VLAN
17 92 (0.48%) Wireshark
18 88 (0.45%) Ethernet
19 80 (0.41%) OSPF
20 79 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,784 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 772 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 741 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 687 (3.55%) Power BI
5 568 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 463 (2.39%) Relational Database
7 283 (1.46%) Big Data
7 283 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 253 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 207 (1.07%) QlikView
10 192 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
11 190 (0.98%) MySQL
12 186 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
13 169 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 165 (0.85%) Oracle Database
15 126 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 123 (0.64%) Data Mining
17 115 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
18 108 (0.56%) Hadoop
19 84 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 824 (4.26%) JIRA
2 714 (3.69%) Selenium
3 293 (1.51%) Cucumber
4 250 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 225 (1.16%) WebDriver
6 181 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 171 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 166 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 165 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 145 (0.75%) JMeter
11 130 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 101 (0.52%) LoadRunner
13 89 (0.46%) HP UFT
14 71 (0.37%) Subversion
15 69 (0.36%) TeamCity
16 65 (0.34%) Maven
17 58 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 57 (0.29%) Eclipse
19 46 (0.24%) JUnit
19 46 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5,270 (27.24%) Finance
2 1,379 (7.13%) Retail
3 1,317 (6.81%) Banking
4 838 (4.33%) Marketing
5 705 (3.64%) Legal
6 523 (2.70%) Law
7 474 (2.45%) Telecoms
8 472 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 367 (1.90%) Advertising
9 367 (1.90%) Back Office
10 355 (1.84%) Front Office
11 292 (1.51%) Investment Banking
12 193 (1.00%) Games
13 165 (0.85%) Billing
14 139 (0.72%) Publishing
15 138 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 100 (0.52%) Electronics
17 83 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 74 (0.38%) Retail Banking
19 68 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 877 (4.53%) .NET
2 504 (2.61%) HTML
3 426 (2.20%) XML
4 350 (1.81%) Web Services
5 285 (1.47%) CSS
6 201 (1.04%) ASP.NET
7 181 (0.94%) SOAP
8 180 (0.93%) REST
9 164 (0.85%) JSON
10 152 (0.79%) Gherkin
11 124 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
12 105 (0.54%) jQuery
13 102 (0.53%) Middleware
14 93 (0.48%) AngularJS
15 82 (0.42%) EDI
16 76 (0.39%) .NET Framework
17 67 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 55 (0.28%) Ajax
19 52 (0.27%) RESTful
20 49 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3,175 (16.41%) Analytical Skills
2 932 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 701 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 482 (2.49%) Fintech
5 425 (2.20%) User Experience
6 277 (1.43%) Derivative
6 277 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 275 (1.42%) Data Centre
8 249 (1.29%) Equities
9 238 (1.23%) Fixed Income
10 216 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 178 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 176 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 168 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
14 167 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 164 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
16 160 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
17 152 (0.79%) Reinsurance
18 149 (0.77%) Virtual Team
19 136 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3,537 (18.28%) Windows
2 1,174 (6.07%) Windows Server
3 1,124 (5.81%) Linux
4 887 (4.59%) Windows 7
5 805 (4.16%) Windows 10
6 683 (3.53%) Unix
7 476 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 467 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 179 (0.93%) Android
10 147 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 142 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 139 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 135 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 106 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 72 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 62 (0.32%) AIX
17 60 (0.31%) Mac OS
18 59 (0.31%) Solaris
19 45 (0.23%) CentOS
20 28 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,495 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2,685 (13.88%) Problem-Solving
3 2,606 (13.47%) Business Analysis
4 2,464 (12.74%) ITIL
5 1,858 (9.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,625 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
7 1,524 (7.88%) Project Management
8 1,404 (7.26%) Analytics
9 1,364 (7.05%) Test Automation
10 1,306 (6.75%) Scrum
11 1,254 (6.48%) Information Security
12 1,212 (6.27%) SDLC
13 1,210 (6.26%) User Stories
14 1,189 (6.15%) Waterfall
15 1,087 (5.62%) Change Management
16 1,029 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
17 1,019 (5.27%) Data Analysis
18 872 (4.51%) CRM
19 827 (4.28%) Service Management
20 758 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4,811 (24.87%) SQL
2 967 (5.00%) C#
3 958 (4.95%) Java
4 811 (4.19%) Python
5 607 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 591 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 565 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 378 (1.95%) VBA
9 335 (1.73%) R
10 288 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 256 (1.32%) C
12 225 (1.16%) C++
13 195 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 185 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 169 (0.87%) VB
16 165 (0.85%) Perl
17 159 (0.82%) PHP
18 90 (0.47%) Ruby
19 88 (0.45%) VB.NET
19 88 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,346 (12.13%) Degree
2 742 (3.84%) ISEB
3 619 (3.20%) CISSP
4 583 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 473 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 387 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 366 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 354 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 340 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
10 283 (1.46%) CCNA
11 267 (1.38%) CISM
12 256 (1.32%) SANS
13 252 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
14 219 (1.13%) MCSE
15 208 (1.08%) CEH
16 207 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 188 (0.97%) CISA
18 146 (0.75%) CCNP
19 141 (0.73%) MCP
20 137 (0.71%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,410 (7.29%) QA
2 819 (4.23%) SLA
3 707 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 460 (2.38%) GDPR
5 456 (2.36%) PMO
6 389 (2.01%) Data Quality
7 278 (1.44%) PCI DSS
8 111 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 107 (0.55%) COBIT
10 84 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 67 (0.35%) MiFID
12 61 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 52 (0.27%) SEPA
14 47 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 38 (0.20%) Solvency II
16 30 (0.16%) EMIR
17 29 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 24 (0.12%) ISO 20022
18 24 (0.12%) P3O
19 23 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2,076 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 586 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 212 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 106 (0.55%) XenApp
5 77 (0.40%) vSphere
6 71 (0.37%) Docker
7 53 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 53 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 39 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 35 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
10 28 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 27 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 23 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
13 20 (0.10%) Snort
14 18 (0.093%) XenServer
15 17 (0.088%) Firmware
16 16 (0.083%) Terminal Server
17 15 (0.078%) Xen
18 12 (0.062%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 417 (2.16%) SCCM
2 109 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
3 79 (0.41%) HP ALM
4 70 (0.36%) Control-M
4 70 (0.36%) Puppet
5 59 (0.31%) Nessus
6 58 (0.30%) SCOM
6 58 (0.30%) Stealthwatch
7 50 (0.26%) Ansible
8 46 (0.24%) Nagios
8 46 (0.24%) WSUS
9 45 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (0.22%) RSA Security Analytics
11 41 (0.21%) Kubernetes
12 39 (0.20%) AirWatch
13 38 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 37 (0.19%) QRadar
15 36 (0.19%) CSIRT
15 36 (0.19%) Perfmon
16 31 (0.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3,884 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 1,179 (6.09%) Oracle
3 970 (5.01%) SAP
4 906 (4.68%) VMware
5 770 (3.98%) Cisco
6 622 (3.22%) Citrix
7 605 (3.13%) Tableau
8 379 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 335 (1.73%) HP
10 332 (1.72%) Google
11 280 (1.45%) ServiceNow
12 247 (1.28%) IBM
13 227 (1.17%) CheckPoint
14 179 (0.93%) Apple
15 172 (0.89%) Adobe
16 163 (0.84%) Splunk
17 160 (0.83%) Remedy
18 159 (0.82%) Red Hat
19 147 (0.76%) Cognos
20 145 (0.75%) Symantec